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A Bridge to Humanities Pathways in College: Using Film Production to Explore Local Culture and History
Ari Laskin, Helena College

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No Ordinary Time (Film/TV/Video Broadcast or Recording)
Title: No Ordinary Time
Writer: Student writers
Director: Student Directors
Producer: Student Producers
Abstract: Local high school students explore the 1918 Spanish Flu in Montana to come to terms with their own experience of the current pandemic in the film, No Ordinary Time. They focus on the overlooked impact of the Spanish Flu pandemic on Montana, one of the hardest hit states with the country’s third-highest mortality rate. The Spanish Flu claimed 1% of Montana’s population (5,000 lives) in 1918-1919. What can we learn from this earlier virus and our successes and missteps in responding to it? Working with local historians, filmmakers, professors, and health officials, students produced this film in a 2-week immersive summer-bridge program offered through Helena College.
Year: 2021
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Access Model: open access
Format: Video